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Taliban's new commando force tests Afghan army's strength

Taliban's new commando force tests Afghan army's strength

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan The Taliban regard Helmand as their heartland. They share Pashtun ethnicity with its residents and the province's vast opium output has helped fund the war against the government in Kabul, now in its fifteenth year. In ..., 1 month ago

Fighting the Taliban: Bad medicine

The romantic notion of the Pashtun fighting for his homeland against homegrown and foreign extremists was embodied by the lashkars that started to push back in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at a time when good news was desperately hard to come by. These groups ...
 The Friday Times1 month ago
The Express Tribune

Most TTP Fighters Join ISK in Nangarhar: Gen. Nicholson

WASHINGTON - The Islamic State Khorasan (ISK), an affiliated terrorist organization to Daesh, were primarily Pakistani Pashtun and their area of influence was now restricted to just a few districts, a top American general based in Kabul said Friday.
 Daily Outlook1 day ago Most Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan are TTP men: top US commander  The Express Tribune1 month ago

Peace With Infamous Afghan Warlord Seen as Taliban Olive Branch

In making peace with one of Afghanistan's most infamous warlords and a U.S. designated terrorist, President Ashraf Ghani is hoping to edge the Taliban closer to the negotiating table in a bid to end its 15-year-conflict. Amid condemnation from ...
 Bloomberg5 days ago

Pak's much glorified Operation "Zarb e Azb" victimizing Pashtuns not militants

Geneva [Switzerland], Sept. 23 (ANI): The activists have said that Pakistan's Operation "Zarb-e-Azb", which was against militant groups, has destroyed the homes of the locals instead of terrorists and has victimized the Pashtun community. The ...
 Yahoo! India5 days ago

Can Ghani and Modi stop the Taliban's perpetual-motion war machine?

Ashraf Ghani wants to keep doing what Afghanistan has been doing this past decade—just with a little more bang in its arsenal. This Eid-ul-Azha, Taliban commander Hibatullah Akhundzada spoke to his men as a victorious general, not a hunted ...
 Indian Express1 week ago

India's Military Engagement In Afghanistan Could Ruffle Many Feathers Analysis

By Amitava Mukherjee* The apprehension has come true. The Taliban has now expressed its displeasure over India's decision to supply arms to the Afghanistan government. New Delhi has already supplied to Afghanistan three Russian made Mi-25 gunship ...
 Eurasia Review1 week ago
Daily News Egypt

Who is the new Taliban military chief?

The Taliban have appointed a new military chief as they seek to expand their control in Afghanistan. Will Mullah Ibrahim Sadar be different from his predecessors? DW asks Kabul-based expert Wahid Muzhdah. The Taliban have appointed Mullah Ibrahim ...
 Daily News Egypt3 weeks ago

Stop harassment of Afghan refugees: ANP

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The Awami National Party (ANP), led by a Pashtun-nationalist politician Asfandyar Wali Khan,has called for an immediate end to the harassment of Afghan refugees in different parts of Pakistan. At a meeting of ANP's ...
 Afghanistan Times6 days ago AWAMI NATIONAL PARTY FIGHTING TALIBANS IN PAKISTAN  IPA Newspack.com1 month ago I intensely refuse to recognize the Durand Line: Begam Nasim Wali Khan  Afghanistan Times1 month ago

Taliban's strategic gains in Afghanistan

Tweet on Twitter FIGHTING has sharply escalated in Afghanistan over the past few days with the Afghan Taliban gradually retaking control of some important districts. On Saturday, the Taliban captured a strategic district in the northern ...
 Pakistan Observer1 month ago
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